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Nov 28, 2012 8:00pm PST
education of our members and trying to calm everybody down about--that the cliff is really a slope and we need to call on congress to pass the tax cuts now. >> eliot: there is one other issue hanging out there the debt ceiling. when the president said to john boehner, look, you got to deal with this now. he said there is a price for everything. i'm fearful of a replay of last year where you cut a compromise on the budget and then by the way we're not voting to raise the debt ceiling. i think the president needs to hang tough and say do the debt ceiling now or we don't talk. >> speaker boehner needs to adjust to the current dynamic in the country. the nation has spoken. we had a long presidential debate and now he needs to act on the will of the majority in the country. >> eliot: that is great. mary kay henry thank you for coming on the when alea was born i definitely was not prepared. i just asked myself, "am i doing all that i can, am i doing the best that i can for her?" my whole family was so thrilled and so excited. it was just the start of a wonderful journey. i feel lucky every s
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Dec 5, 2012 5:00pm PST
, disabilities and protection of people with disabilities, fair access to education and justice and transportation, all of the services that are essential and guaranteed by our constitution should be part of who we are. nonpartisan bipartisan, the argument that it would undermine united states sovereignty promote abortion, undermine care of children by their own parents, all completely unfounded. i hope that this may sound naive, once more of the truth is known by more of the people who can mobilize those veterans groups, more of the natural constituencies of both parties that we can prevail. >> eliot: look, one thing i know you are not from dealing with you as a lawyer, senator, naive, you are not. i think you're exactly right. let's hope that the light is shaneed on how fella cius their arguments are. senator, continue the fight as you always do. you never quit. senator dick blumenthal. thank you for joining us. >> eliot: will john boehner and mitch mcconnell actually leave this time? coming up next. ice breakers mints. break the ice. question: why are ice breakers mints called mi
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Dec 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
: this has been a fascinating education in the rules of governing. >> i'm glad you brought it up. the opportunity actually allowed democracy, small d., to work. >> eliot: this is where the two sides are bumping heads. my suspicion is that the republicans will cave on rates and say ok, we'll give you your tax breaks for the 98% but not vote to raise the debt ceiling try to use that. >> i think the president will insist as part of any agreement that we deem with the debt ceiling. the republicans can allow the tax cuts to proceed and say we're going to work on round two. the american public did not look kindly on the republicans holding the entire economy hostage. the fiscal cliff is bad, but not irretrievable. you can go into january and still put the pieces back together. as you know, defaulting on the debt is irretrievable thing. that's the economic equivalent of a nuclear weapon. that is a big dynamite compared to the fiscal cliff crew having said that, as they get to the year end, i think they'll say we'll vote to extend middle class tax cuts. our leverage is greater because it's th
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